Can a gathering spot for what is almost certainly trouble somehow become a source of hope? In Seedfolks, compelling characters from diverse backgrounds explore the possibilities that spring from a vacant lot in a broken neighborhood in the middle of the city. Together, they plant seeds of hope and wait to see: will their dreams come true?
The Honest to Goodness Truth is a story by award-winning black author and St. Louisan Patricia McKissack. The adaptation is by Gregory Carr, a professor at Harris Stowe. This home-grown tale features a smart, confident young woman named Libby who learns a valuable lesson about telling the truth with compassion.
Tumble down the rabbit hole with Alice as she falls into the madcap world of Wonderland in this STAGES St. Louis presentation of Disney's Alice in Wonderland.
On her journey, Alice meet some extraordinary characters, like Tweedle Dee and Tweedle Dum, the Mad Hatter, the Queen of Hearts, and the frantically late White Rabbit. Inviting and magical, Disney's Alice in Wonderland is a fantastic adventure the whole family can enjoy. Arrive early for pre-show entertainment.
In Shrek the Musical Jr., follow the adventures of an ogre who sets off on a quest to save a princess from a dragon. However, it turns out that to succeed, Shrek must battle an even bigger obstacle: learning how to believe in himself and open his heart to others.
This very family-friendly performance is presented by COCA.
Two performances: Friday, June 24 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, June 25 at 1 p.m. Tickets are $6 to $10.
More information and tickets: cocastl.org
Calling all budding scientists! Let's experiment, measure, and mix things up a bit with a morning full of exploration at Mad Science Time. Kids will get to be hands-on experimenting. All activities can be explored freely and playtime is included.
Young visitors and their families are invited to the Energy Stage to enjoy interactive read-alouds of science-themed picture books. Story times are followed by a short demonstration or discussion connected to the book's main concepts.
Read to a friendly therapy dog from DUO Dogs, Inc. After the story, the dog's handler will answer any questions kids have about therapy dogs, pet care and more. For ages 3-11. Registration is required for this free program.
Preschool Storytime is geared to ages 2-5.
Are you interested in learning more about Kindermusik before committing to a full semester? Are you unsure how your baby or child will respond in a group setting? Join Kindermusik for a musical playdate and see firsthand how singing, moving, playing instruments, and dancing together has the power keep us connected, fuel kids' brains and bring joy.